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Be Kind To Yourself
: When you’re feeling down, it’s easy to be hard on yourself. Although you may not think to congratulate yourself or congratulate yourself, try to be compassionate. And here’s a little bonus tip: If you’re having a hard time being kind to yourself, do something nice for someone else. Then congratulate yourself for it!
Even a short walk or climbing stairs can reduce stress and increase alertness. A regular exercise routine can improve your mood, increase focus, and even help relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression.
vegetables and fruits? Absolutely! Nutritive food. Sure. Do not drink 10 cups in a day unless it is water. A healthy diet also means a healthy attitude towards food. Enjoy meals with friends, try new foods, and try not to obsess over food. If you find that your relationship with food is affecting your mental or physical health, educate yourself about eating disorders and take the important step of seeking help.
Be Physically Active
Being active is not only good for physical health and fitness. Evidence also shows that you can also improve your mental well-being through:
Increase in your self-esteem
helps you set goals or challenges and achieve them
produce chemical changes in your brain that can help change your mood for the better
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Learning To Manage Stress:
Whether we like it or not, stress is a part of life. Repetition good coping skills: try one-minute stress strategies, do tai chi, exercise, take a walk in nature, play with your pet, or try journaling to relieve stress. Also, recall to smile and see the humor in life. Research shows that laughter can boost your immune system, reduce pain, relax your body, and reduce stress.
Calm Your Mind:
Try meditation, mindfulness, and/or prayer. Relaxation exercises and prayers can improve your mood and outlook on life. In fact, research shows that meditation can help you feel calm and enhance the effects of therapy. To network, check out the spiritual resources on Personal Wellness for Students
Do Something Funny
Embark on a new exciting and fun challenge
At first glance, one might think that this is a fairly mundane proposition, but the truth is that taking on an exciting yet challenging task is an exciting and engaging pursuit. Learning something new is a positive stimulating that will help recover your mental health. Make sure it’s somewhat you want to do but have never tried before. You could bake something you’ve never baked before, write a new kind of story, learn a new skill like woodworking, try a new art form, or walk a new trail. Remember this is just for you. You are not learning a new skill to initiate a career change, impress others, or even become a master in this new field. It must be fun, stimulating and exciting for you!